Places To Visit In Kerala For 3 Days


Kerala which is said to be the abode of God himself is frequently visited by people from all over the world. The natural environment and welcoming atmosphere of the place make one admire its beauty. Filled with coconuts, backwaters, and elephants this land offers a rich biodiversity as well as cultural heritage. Kerala is considered as the cleanest city in India and is generally recommended as a must-visit spot for family vacations. If all you are searching for in a place is rejuvenation then Kerala is the place to actually be at.

Here is the list of 10 Places To Visit In Kerala For 3 Days

1. Alleppey

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Known For : Houseboats Alappuzha Beach Alleppey Backwaters

Alleppey is famous for its backwaters and was once referred to as the ‘Venice of the East’ by Lord Curzon. One must surely plan a trip on the houseboat along the natural backwaters giving a view of the scenic beauty of the landscape and a feeling of freshness. The best months to visit the place are from January to May and from September to December.

Best Time: June to March

View packages starting from ₹ 7,500

2. Munnar

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Known For : Echo Point, Munnar Photo Point Atukkad Waterfalls

Munnar is the most famous hill station of South India. It has mountain slopes which are covered with 80,000 miles of green tea farms. The place gives out a very vibrant and relaxed feeling. The presence of numerous organic farms in the place makes it appear natural and a scenic beauty. The place can be visited throughout the year, making it one of the most flocked to location. Munnar is also a different kind of a hill station with an old colonial feel to the area.

Best Time: September to May

View packages starting from ₹ 4,498

3. Kumarakom

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Known For : Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary Kumarakom Backwaters

Kumarakom is a small village in Kerala which is perfect for spending a quiet and serene vacation sipping on the coconut water, feeding on authentic Kerala food and enjoying the backwaters. Kumarakom is located near Vembanad Lake and has a unique biodiversity rich in flora and fauna. The place offers numerous fun activities to do including boating, fishing, house boat cruising, and sightseeing. One can also avail the boat trip around the islands which are likely to be a memorable experience in itself.

Best Time: September to March

View packages starting from ₹ 8,800

4. Wayanad

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Known For : Banasura Sagar Dam Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Chembra Peak

Wayanad is like heaven on earth with all its calmness, quietness, scenic beauty, tradition and biodiversity. The place also has a tribal heritage and follows agricultural practices. It is the least crowded place of Kerala in comparison to the other places nearby. Some other major attractions of the place include Kalpetta, Sentinel Rockfalls, Lakkidi and Tusharagiri Waterfalls. Wayanad is also a famous trekking spot during the monsoon season.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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5. Kovalam

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Known For : Vellayani Lake, Kovalam Water Sports in Kovalam Lighthouse Beach

Kovalam is said to have the best beaches in the entire country. Kovalam is a place which is a preferred option for the tourists to relax in the sun, take Ayurvedic treatments and deep massages to relax. The beach is crescent shaped and gives an amazing view of the city especially the moon-shaped beach and Vizhinjam Mosque. Three beaches at Kovalam are divided into rocky formations joining further into the sea. The biggest one is the Light House Beach followed by the Hawah Beach.

Best Time: September to March

View packages starting from ₹ 7,500

6. Kochi

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Known For : Mattancherry Palace Fort Kochi Jewish Synagogue

Kochin is situated in the central region of Kerala. It is also the easiest place to reach since almost tour packages begin from this place. The place is ancient and has the fort which is a blend of British, Portuguese and Dutch. Ernakulam is also known as the commercial capital of the city and has been given the title of queen of Arabian Sea. The cultural heritage of the place is what attracts most tourists from all over the world.

Best Time: July to April

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7. Vagamon

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Known For : Ulipooni Wildlife Sanctuary Vagamon Meadows Pine Hill

Vagamon hill station lies across the Idukki-Kottayam border and attracts tourists from all over the world to experience its greenery and wondrous nature's beauty. It comprises of several meadows, gardens, dales, valleys and tea plantations. The hills here have well-maintained lawns and the air is fresh making the visit even better. An add-on to the place includes the presence of a chain of hills including Thangal Hill, Kurisumala, and Murugan Hill.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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8. Thrissur

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Known For : Athirapally Falls Charpa Falls Vadakummnathan temple

Thrissur is the cultural capital of Kerala. It holds a lot of cultural, religious as well as spiritual importance. The city is famously referred to as the 'Golden capital of Kerala' due to the high sales of gold which take place here every year. No other district is in comparison to the rise that has been taking place in this district of Kerala over the years.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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9. Kozhikode

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Known For : Backwaters in Kozhikode Kozhippara Falls Thusharagiri Waterfall

Kozhikode commonly known as Calicut is very famous for its cultural, historical, educational and culinary excellence. It was a well-known trading centre between Kerala and the rest of the world. Calicut was the place which was visited by Vasco Da Gama while searching for spices and other trades. It is famous for its authentic Malabar food especially. Some of these mouth-watering dishes include Dum Biryani, Chatti Pathiri, different varieties of Halwa and Kalummakaya.

Best Time: October to March

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10. Nelliyampathy

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Known For : Nelliyampathy Hills Nenmara Vallanghy Vela Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

Nelliampathy is one of the best hill stations to visit in South India. It lies at a distance of about 52 miles from Palakkad, Nelliampathy. The place is famous for the greenery of its jungles, lemon, and tea and cardamom farms. The ideal time to visit the place is during the monsoon season to see the peacocks dance in the beautiful weather. It is basically nature's place and is extremely serene and beautiful to be at.

Best Time: October to March

Be it the food, beaches, greenery, serenity or a perfect stay, Kerala is a complete package and has it all. There is nothing else left to do but to rush and pack up your bags to have the time of your lives! Go out, explore and make memories which can be cherished throughout the lifetime.

This post was published by Saumya Bansal

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